World of Energy and KOBA to hold Earth Day in May
Duke Energy’s World of Energy at Oconee Nuclear Station is hosting a free Earth Day in May festival, partnering with Keep Oconee Beautiful Association (KOBA) to highlight the shared responsibility in taking care of our piece of the planet. The festival, open to the public, takes place from 10am until 1pm on Saturday, May 5, at the World of Energy. Activity stations will be in the World of Energy butterfly garden to teach children and families what small steps they can take to make a positive impact on our environment. Guests can reserve trees to plant, too. Visitors to the Earth Day in May festival will participate in activity stations that include: World of Energy butterfly garden tours; KOBA volunteers will teach about native and pollinator plants, and their importance to the local ecosystem. Seed planting station; visitors will get their hands dirty cultivating native varieties of seeds. The art and science of vermiculture; the practice of using worms for composting. Honeybees in action; come see an observation hive and learn about the importance of bees to our environment. Reduce, reuse and recycle activities and games. Demonstrations on taking care of the watershed. See how recycled materials make cool arts and crafts. Tree giveaway and planting information. For more information, visit www.duke-energy.com/worldofenergy.